- These are very interesting times in the political life of Nigeria's vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN
- Almost all traditional rulers have continued to heap praises on the vice president due to his achievements in office
- A prominent monarch in Niger state has stated that Professor Osinbajo is concerned about all Nigerians
Bida - Nigeria's vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has been described as someone who loves and is concerned about the welfare of all Nigerians regardless of who they are and where they come from.
This view was expressed by Alhaji Dr. Yahaya Abubakar, the Etsu Nupe who also doubles as the chairman of Niger state council of traditional rulers.
The respected monarch made the comment during the turbaning ceremony of distinguished sons and daughters of Bida Emirate.
In his welcome address at the event, the Etsu Nupe who is also the Emir of Bida said he has heard about several of the recognitions including chieftaincies conferred on the vice president from different parts of the country adding, 'I feel jealous.'
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He then said he is conferring the traditional high chief of Garkuwan Yamma Nupe on Vice President Osinbajo, which means "the Defender of Nupe Kingdom."
According to him, Professor Osinbajo has shown that he is concerned about all Nigerians, irrespective of who they are and where they come from.
“I am short of words to express our gratitude to the Vice President. It shows, the concern you have for all Nigerians irrespective of who you are and where you come from.”
Vice President Osinbajo was earlier welcomed to the state by Governor Abubakar Sani Bello who accompanied him to the Emir’s palace where the turbaning ceremony took place. He was also accompanied by Senator Sani Musa who represents Niger state in the Senate.
Among those turbaned were two House of Representatives members, Hon. Said Musa Abdullahi as Gwarzon Nupe, and Hon. Bako Alfa Kasimu as Zarman Nupe.
Engr. Muhammed Alhaji Haruna of the Niger state House of Assembly was turbaned as Dan Turakin Nupe, while Dr. Suleiman Sheshi, the chairman of Bida local government council was turbaned as the Maina Nupe.
Asagba of Asaba commeds VP Osinbajo
Recall that VP Osinbajo was recently described as a wise man and a great deputy to President Muhammadu Buhari by the Asagba, traditional ruler of Asaba, Delta state, Prof. Chike Edozien.
The Asagba made the comment on Monday, November 29 when the vice president paid him a courtesy call in Asaba.
The monarch made the comment when the vice president visited him during a trip to grace the commissioning of the Delta state new civil service secretariat complex, which was also named after the traditional ruler.
Osinbajo says Nigerians are unbreakable people
VP Osinbajo recently declared that despite the activities of those with divisive agenda, Nigeria will prevail over her tribulations due to the resilience, faith, hope, and strength of its people.
Professor Osinbajo stated this at the National Social Cohesion Dialogue organized by the Africa Polling Institute, which was held at the Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Centre, Abuja.
Describing Nigerians as unbreakable people, Osinbajo emphasized the shared interests of Nigerians across different facets of life, noting that Nigeria's diversity can be used to drive further economic growth.